Objects
Image of deity of the Moon - attribute of a woman - shaman. Evenks: Manegrs; Evenks
Image of deity of the Moon - attribute of a woman - shaman. Evenks: Manegrs; Evenks
Title
Image of deity of the Moon - attribute of a woman - shaman
Ethnic groups
Evenks: Manegrs; Evenks
Territory
East Siberia, Amur r Oblast
Date
early 20th century
Collectors-person
Solovyev Dmitri
Material
Wood; paint; ink
Dimensions
length 14.0; height 6.0; width 6.5
Corpus
Peoples of Siberia and Far East
Number
РЭМ 4216-470
Annotation
The deity is a part of the medical complex of ancestral spirits, patronizes women of the genus. The stylized drawings on the image of the moon symbolize the Tree of Life and the moose cow, personifying the Mistress of the Universe.